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Russell Fuller, CFA, PhD
Chairman of the Board and President

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Dr. Fuller is founder and president of the firm and oversees its research and investment activities.  He founded the firm in 1993 and has 43 years of investment experience.   His four-decade long experience spans academic research to investment management.  Prior to establishing Fuller & Thaler, he worked at two investment management firms, and began his investment career as a security analyst with a brokerage firm that later merged with Paine Webber.  In the academic field, his last position was Chairman of the Finance Department at Washington State University.  He has also held positions at the University of British Columbia, Canada, and the University of Auckland, New Zealand.

Dr. Fuller has published an investment textbook and numerous journal articles.  He has served on the editorial board for the Financial Analysts Journal and is currently on the advisory board for the Journal of Portfolio Management.  Dr. Fuller received the Graham & Dodd award from the Association for Investment Management and Research for his paper entitled “Predictability Bias.”  He has served on the Board of Directors of the CFA Society of San Francisco and in 2006 was presented with their Distinguished Member Award in appreciation of his leadership and dedication to the financial community.  Dr. Fuller received his BA, MBA and PhD (in finance) from the University of Nebraska, and he holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.  He is a shareholder of the firm and Chairman of the Board of Directors.